The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1764 2046 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.91% 4.44% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.07% 16.00% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1820 1854
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12537 12791 13427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.76% 27.74% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10736 10975 11688
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 474 £42,500 -10.52% 65
Wimbledon +2 32 £36,000 -15.29%
Bromley +4 16 £37,500 - 3
Uxbridge -2 12 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Docklands, London - 12 - -
New Malden - 12 £51,500 -
Croydon -5 8 £40,000 +35.59% 4
Morden - 7 - - 1
Westminster - 7 £38,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 6 £47,500 +35.23% 1
Hounslow - 6 £31,750 - 1
Wembley +4 5 £26,000 - 1
Sidcup -8 5 £50,875 +7.10%
Stanmore 0 4 £21,500 -21.81% 1
Southwark -10 4 - -
Hayes - 3 £40,000 -
Enfield +9 2 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Ealing +8 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Romford +3 2 £48,250 +16.96% 2
Barnet +1 2 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Hornchurch 0 2 £28,000 -30.00%
Hammersmith -15 2 £55,000 +62.96%
Paddington - 2 £48,750 -
Beckenham - 2 £25,500 -
Twickenham +9 1 £33,500 -6.94%
Feltham +2 1 - - 1
Edgware -4 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Chiswick -6 1 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 - 2
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3401 (100.00%) Windows
2 2020 (59.39%) Active Directory
3 1742 (51.22%) VMware
4 1738 (51.10%) Microsoft
5 1588 (46.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1501 (44.13%) MS Exchange
7 1403 (41.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1152 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1021 (30.02%) SQL Server
10 987 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 962 (28.29%) Citrix
12 924 (27.17%) DNS
13 868 (25.52%) Cisco
14 863 (25.37%) Windows 7
15 860 (25.29%) Finance
16 842 (24.76%) MS Excel
17 777 (22.85%) SQL
18 757 (22.26%) MS Office
19 701 (20.61%) DHCP
20 686 (20.17%) SAN
21 676 (19.88%) Firewall
22 644 (18.94%) TCP/IP
23 630 (18.52%) ITIL
24 629 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
25 607 (17.85%) Linux
26 543 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2007
27 533 (15.67%) IIS
27 533 (15.67%) Windows XP
28 502 (14.76%) LAN
29 500 (14.70%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1501 (44.13%) MS Exchange
2 987 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 543 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 533 (15.67%) IIS
5 368 (10.82%) SharePoint
6 308 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 268 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 207 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 198 (5.82%) Lync
10 154 (4.53%) Apache
11 81 (2.38%) Tomcat
12 76 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 59 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 49 (1.44%) CMS
15 44 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
16 41 (1.21%) WorkSite
17 40 (1.18%) IBM Notes
18 37 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
18 37 (1.09%) nginx
19 35 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 842 (24.76%) MS Excel
2 757 (22.26%) MS Office
3 72 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.65%) MS Project
6 11 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.32%) SPSS
6 11 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.088%) Maya
8 3 (0.088%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.059%) InDesign
9 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.029%) FastStats
10 1 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 55 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.12%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.088%) Movex
11 2 (0.059%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.059%) Cognos Controller
12 1 (0.029%) Line 50
12 1 (0.029%) Magento
12 1 (0.029%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.029%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 1 (0.029%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 215 (6.32%) Office 365
2 113 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 65 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (1.15%) IaaS
6 31 (0.91%) PaaS
7 25 (0.74%) SaaS
8 8 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) GitHub
10 3 (0.088%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 924 (27.17%) DNS
2 701 (20.61%) DHCP
3 686 (20.17%) SAN
4 676 (19.88%) Firewall
5 644 (18.94%) TCP/IP
6 502 (14.76%) LAN
7 474 (13.94%) WAN
8 419 (12.32%) VPN
9 231 (6.79%) Internet
10 169 (4.97%) NAS
11 149 (4.38%) VoIP
12 134 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
13 123 (3.62%) VLAN
14 122 (3.59%) NetScaler
15 112 (3.29%) Wireless
16 105 (3.09%) iSCSI
17 101 (2.97%) SSL
18 90 (2.65%) MPLS
19 71 (2.09%) LDAP
20 64 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1021 (30.02%) SQL Server
2 412 (12.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 286 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 144 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 113 (3.32%) MySQL
6 108 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 56 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 55 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 36 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 33 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 24 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.62%) DB2
16 18 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (0.50%) MS Access
18 15 (0.44%) NoSQL
19 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 12 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 76 (2.23%) TeamCity
2 54 (1.59%) Subversion
3 45 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.59%) Selenium
8 19 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 19 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 16 (0.47%) AdminStudio
10 14 (0.41%) MSI
11 12 (0.35%) JIRA
12 11 (0.32%) Toad
13 9 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.26%) Introscope
13 9 (0.26%) Xcode
14 8 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.15%) MSBuild
16 4 (0.12%) Metasploit
17 2 (0.059%) FrontPage
General
1 860 (25.29%) Finance
2 239 (7.03%) Banking
3 223 (6.56%) Law
4 129 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 121 (3.56%) Legal
6 81 (2.38%) Advertising
7 77 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 63 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 56 (1.65%) Marketing
10 52 (1.53%) Retail
11 46 (1.35%) Back Office
12 27 (0.79%) Music Industry
13 23 (0.68%) Publishing
14 18 (0.53%) French Language
15 16 (0.47%) Games
16 15 (0.44%) Front Office
17 14 (0.41%) Electronics
18 13 (0.38%) German Language
18 13 (0.38%) Billing
19 12 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 760 (22.35%) Analyst
2 512 (15.05%) Support Engineer
3 488 (14.35%) Support Analyst
4 320 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 308 (9.06%) Administrator
6 302 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 245 (7.20%) IT Support
8 213 (6.26%) Systems Engineer
9 210 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 204 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
11 193 (5.67%) Technical Support
12 163 (4.79%) Applications Support
13 142 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 137 (4.03%) Server Engineer
15 132 (3.88%) Consultant
16 125 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
17 113 (3.32%) Desktop Support
18 102 (3.00%) IT Support Engineer
19 98 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
20 93 (2.73%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (6.82%) .NET
2 79 (2.32%) ASP.NET
3 70 (2.06%) HTML
4 66 (1.94%) Web Services
5 65 (1.91%) Application Packaging
6 50 (1.47%) XML
7 45 (1.32%) CSS
8 38 (1.12%) Software Packaging
9 33 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 21 (0.62%) Middleware
11 18 (0.53%) J2EE
11 18 (0.53%) LAMP
12 17 (0.50%) XSL
12 17 (0.50%) HTML5
13 14 (0.41%) DHTML
13 14 (0.41%) Spring
13 14 (0.41%) Ajax
14 13 (0.38%) jQuery
15 10 (0.29%) PhoneGap
16 9 (0.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 428 (12.58%) Blackberry
2 249 (7.32%) Clustering
3 230 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (5.06%) Hedge funds
5 158 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 118 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 89 (2.62%) Replication
8 81 (2.38%) iPhone
9 68 (2.00%) CLARiiON
10 43 (1.26%) PDA
10 43 (1.26%) iPad
11 27 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.76%) Fat Client
12 26 (0.76%) Thin Client
13 25 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 20 (0.59%) EqualLogic
14 20 (0.59%) PKI
15 19 (0.56%) SecurID
15 19 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3401 (100.00%) Windows
2 1588 (46.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1403 (41.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 863 (25.37%) Windows 7
5 607 (17.85%) Linux
6 533 (15.67%) Windows XP
7 375 (11.03%) Windows 8
8 183 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 120 (3.53%) Windows Vista
10 112 (3.29%) UNIX
11 96 (2.82%) Mac OS X
12 94 (2.76%) Solaris
13 66 (1.94%) Android
14 58 (1.71%) Debian
15 57 (1.68%) Windows 2000
16 56 (1.65%) Apple iOS
17 52 (1.53%) Mac OS
18 49 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
19 46 (1.35%) CentOS
20 44 (1.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (18.52%) ITIL
2 213 (6.26%) Migration
3 203 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 142 (4.18%) Project Management
5 128 (3.76%) CRM
6 124 (3.65%) Change Management
7 121 (3.56%) DevOps
8 107 (3.15%) Service Management
9 105 (3.09%) Problem Management
10 95 (2.79%) Load Balancing
11 93 (2.73%) Incident Management
12 92 (2.71%) Change Control
13 83 (2.44%) PRINCE2
14 82 (2.41%) Service Delivery
14 82 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
15 75 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (2.18%) Business Continuity
16 74 (2.18%) Performance Tuning
17 73 (2.15%) Mentoring
18 72 (2.12%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 777 (22.85%) SQL
2 385 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 129 (3.79%) C#
4 120 (3.53%) Perl
5 94 (2.76%) VBScript
6 91 (2.68%) Java
7 87 (2.56%) VB
8 84 (2.47%) C
9 83 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 68 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 67 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.32%) Python
13 43 (1.26%) Ruby
14 41 (1.21%) PHP
15 20 (0.59%) C++
16 19 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.32%) VC++
18 10 (0.29%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.29%) AWK
19 9 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 629 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 421 (12.38%) MCSE
3 418 (12.29%) Degree
4 293 (8.62%) MCITP
5 291 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
6 245 (7.20%) MCSA
7 210 (6.17%) CCNA
8 197 (5.79%) MCP
9 147 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 143 (4.20%) MCTS
11 94 (2.76%) CCNP
12 62 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
13 56 (1.65%) Security Cleared
14 53 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (1.29%) CCA
16 37 (1.09%) SC Cleared
17 35 (1.03%) VCAP
18 25 (0.74%) A+ Certification
19 21 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 18 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (6.47%) SLA
2 95 (2.79%) QA
3 17 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.26%) COBIT
7 7 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.15%) EMIR
8 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.029%) HL7
9 1 (0.029%) DICOM
System Software
1 2020 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 1152 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 458 (13.47%) vSphere
4 375 (11.03%) XenApp
5 370 (10.88%) Hyper-V
6 219 (6.44%) VMware ESX
7 181 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
8 123 (3.62%) XenDesktop
9 66 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 62 (1.82%) UAG
11 58 (1.71%) XenServer
11 58 (1.71%) MetaFrame
12 55 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
13 53 (1.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 46 (1.35%) Terminal Services
15 37 (1.09%) VMware Server
16 32 (0.94%) Varnish
17 31 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 30 (0.88%) Samba
18 30 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 343 (10.09%) SCCM
2 213 (6.26%) SCOM
3 152 (4.47%) Backup Exec
4 111 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 95 (2.79%) WSUS
6 76 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 75 (2.21%) Puppet
8 56 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
9 48 (1.41%) HP SIM
10 44 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (1.29%) Nagios
11 42 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 31 (0.91%) logstash
12 31 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 30 (0.88%) ZABBIX
14 29 (0.85%) SCOrch
15 27 (0.79%) StatsD
15 27 (0.79%) HAProxy
15 27 (0.79%) Kibana
16 25 (0.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1742 (51.22%) VMware
2 1738 (51.10%) Microsoft
3 962 (28.29%) Citrix
4 868 (25.52%) Cisco
5 500 (14.70%) HP
6 261 (7.67%) Red Hat
7 244 (7.17%) NetApp
8 232 (6.82%) Symantec
9 231 (6.79%) EMC
10 213 (6.26%) Oracle
11 206 (6.06%) Dell
12 170 (5.00%) Juniper
13 166 (4.88%) Apple
14 127 (3.73%) CheckPoint
15 105 (3.09%) Avaya
16 102 (3.00%) Veeam
17 91 (2.68%) Bloomberg
18 78 (2.29%) Mitel
19 74 (2.18%) IBM
20 71 (2.09%) SolarWinds
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
University of Westminster
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £38k - £43k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago